The deal.II library, Version 9.0

Giovanni Alzetta, Daniel Arndt, Wolfgang Bangerth, Vishal Boddu, Benjamin Brands, Denis Davydov, Rene Gassmöller, Timo Heister, Luca Heltai, Katharina Kormann, Martin Kronbichler, Matthias Maier, Jean Paul Pelteret, Bruno Turcksin, David Wells

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This paper provides an overview of the new features of the finite element library deal.II version 9.0.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)173-183
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Numerical Mathematics
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2018

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
Deal.II and its developers are financially supported through a variety of funding sources: D. Arndt, K. Kormann and M. Kronbichler were partially supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) under the project "High-order discontinuous Galerkin for the exa-scale" (ExaDG) within the priority program "Software for Exascale Computing" (SPPEXA). W. Bangerth and R. Gassm?llerwere partially supported by theNational Science Foundation under award OCI-1148116 as part of the Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2) program; and by the Computational Infrastructure in Geodynamics initiative (CIG), through the National Science Foundation under Awards No. EAR-0949446 and EAR-1550901 and The University of California - Davis. V. Boddu was supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) under the research group project FOR 1509. B. Brandswas partially supported by the Indo-German exchange programm"Multiscale Modeling, Simulation and Optimization for Energy, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing" (MMSO) funded by DAAD (Germany) and UGC (India). D. Davydov was supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG), grant DA 1664/2-1. T. Heister was partially supported by NSF Award DMS-1522191, by the Computational Infrastructure in Geodynamics initiative (CIG), through the NSF under Award EAR-0949446 and EAR-1550901 and The University of California - Davis, and by Technical Data Analysis, Inc. through US Navy SBIR N16A-T003. M. Maier was partially supported by ARO MURI Award No. W911NF-14-0247. J-P. Pelteret was supported by the European Research Council (ERC) through the Advanced Grant 289049 MOCOPOLY. B. Turcksin: This material is based upon work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, under contract number DE-AC05-00OR22725. This manuscript has been authored by UT-Battelle, LLC under Contract No. DE-AC05-00OR22725 with the U.S. Department of Energy. The United States Government retains and the publisher, by accepting the article for publication, acknowledges that the United States Government retains a non-exclusive, paid-up, irrevocable, worldwide license to publish or reproduce the published form of this manuscript, or allow others to do so, for United States Government purposes. The Department of Energy will provide public access to these results of federally sponsored research in accordance with the DOE Public Access Plan ( D. Wells was supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) through Grant DMS-1344962. The Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR) at Heidelberg University has provided hosting services for the deal.II web page.

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  • deal.II
  • finite elements
  • software


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